[blfs-support] Autofs problem on LFS7.2
cliffhanger at gardener.com
Wed Mar 20 15:53:34 PDT 2013
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: lfs65 at cruziero.com
> Sent: 03/20/13 12:30 AM
> To: BLFS Support List
> Subject: Re: [blfs-support] Autofs problem on LFS7.2
> > Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2013 17:23:26 -0400
> > From: "Cliff McDiarmid" <cliffhanger at gardener.com>
> > To: "BLFS Support List" <blfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
> > Subject: Re: [blfs-support] Autofs problem on LFS7.2
> > > * have only the following in /etc/auto.testautomount :
> > > sandisk -fstype=vfat,sync,gid=floppy,umask=002 :/dev/sdb
> > > Just to double-check: if you mount /dev/sdb manually using those mount-opts,
> > > then it goes all-ok?
> > Checked '-fstype=vfat,sync,gid=floppy,umask=002 :/dev/sdb' This did not work when mounted manually, the only command that worked was 'mount /dev/sdb /mnt/sandisk(or any other mount point)' i.e. it would not accept'-fstype', either with vfat or ext2.
> > Anyway - created all the above and reduced the /etc/auto.testautomount file to 'sandisk :/dev/sdb'. Nothing would mount. I can mount manually and see the contents of the USB stick, but not with automount.
> When are you available to debug this back'n'forth over a few days and nail it
> down inside that time-frame: it's kinda sub-optimal to have such long gaps
> between stages.
Fair comment - I'm back at home now after travelling and in a position to sort this, let's go. I can answer every evening. Apoligies again.
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